MAN and Wessels Cooperate on SNG Project

MAN Energy Solutions and Wessels Marine GmbH have announced a technical showcase whereby the 2017-retrofitted ‘Wes Amelie’, a 1036 teu feeder container ship, will use liquefied synthetic natural gas (SNG) produced from renewable electrical energy as drop-in fuel. The companies are cooperating on the Wes Amelie project with Nauticor and Unifeeder.

To demonstrate that SNG can successfully be used as shipping fuel, 20 of the 120 t of LNG that the Wes Amelie typically uses per round trip will be replaced…

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